Rebecca Herbst is to leave ABC daytime soap General Hospital in what is being called a “exit dictated by story“.
General Hospital actress Rebecca Herbst is to exit the ABC medical soap later this year. Her exit from the soap is being described as an “exit dictated by story” but has come as a shock to fans of General Hospital. The actress plays Elizabeth Webber and first joined the cast in 1997.
” Storyline dictates the exit of Elizabeth Webber this spring The next few months promise to be ‘not-to-miss” story for the character. We at ABC and GH wish Rebecca Herbst nothing but the best in her future endeavors” – A statement released.
The actress was nominated in 2007 for Outstanding Supporting Actress at the daytime Emmy awards for her role of Elizabeth. No final air date has yet been announced but Herbst is expected to leave on-screen at the end of March or beginning of April.